FAQ's For Program Directors

Is your program only for Residencies?  The webinars and onsite coursework were initially developed to support Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency programs; webinars are always available for community Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. The full consortium is limited to 36 participants; depending on the number of residents we may have spaces for community registrations. 

Where can I register for the Neuroconsortium?  Only on our website

What is the deadline for registration for the consortium?  May 15th

What if I don't know who my resident is by May 15th?  Register for the consortium on reg online; enter the program name for the registrant name to hold a space.

We expanded our residency program to include an additional resident for the full consortium, can we register two residents?  You are only guaranteed the same number of spaces as the previous year.  If you are interested in increasing the number of residency spaces for the full consortium, contact Stephanie Kaplan at ptneuroconsortium@gmail.com or 562-652-0190.  If you are increasing the number of residents for the 10 or 26-webinars series you do not need approval.

Where can I access objectives and summary of the curriculum?  Log onto Desire 2 Learn, Content, click on the "Resources for Program Directors" tab.

How do I see the results of my residents quiz?  Log onto Desire2Learn, click on the quizzes tab, click on the down arrow next the the quiz your resident took, click on grade.

Where are the answers to the quiz questions?  Log onto Desire 2 Learn, Content, under the "Resources for Program Directors" tab.  The answer key is password protected.  Please contact Jana Landel at janalandel@yahoo.com for the password.

Where can I access feedback from the residents about the speakers surveys (course evaluations)?  These are located on Desire 2 Learn, Content, under the "Program Directors Resources" tab.  Surveys are password protected.  Please contact Jana Landel at janalandel@yahoo.com

 

FAQ's for Residents and Community participants

How do I register for the consortium?  You can register on our website by clicking on the red registration button.

I can not afford to pay in full at time of registration.  Are there any options to set up a payment plan? A payment plan is available for residents ONLY.   The payment plan requires three installments due on June 1st, August 1st and October 1st.  This option can be selected on the registration website.

Is there a deadline when full payment must be paid? For residents on a three payment plan October 1st.  Community members must be paid in full before a log in to Desire 2 Learn and Adobe connect is given.

I registered for the wrong series.  Can Neuroconsortium update my Reg online account?  Should you need to change your registration please email: ptneuroconsortium@gmail.com

What happens if I can't watch the live webinar?  Participation is encouraged.  All the webinars are recorded an you can watch them when you are able.

I'm having trouble logging into Desire 2 Learn and/or Adobe Connect?  If you cannot log in or are having trouble with your log in, please contact Matt Sandusky at: sandusky@usc.edu.

If I can't attend a webinar, how do I watch it later?  Log into Adobe Connect, click on content, click on Neuroconsortium 2017, click on the folder with the webinar you are interested in viewing.

Are CEU's available for the webinar and live on-site courses?  Yes, CEU's are issued by the State of California through USC's Physical Therapy Department(.2 CEU's per webinar & 2.8 CEU's 4 day live course)

When will I receive my CEU's?  Your CEU certificates will be provided upon completion of the webinars and/or onsite modules that you signed up for.  You will receive an electronic copy of your CEU from Jana Landel.

Can I sign up after the webinars have started?  Yes, every webinar is recorded and available until the next consortium series.

After registering when will I get my log in and password?  You should receive your log in and password 72 hours before the start of the webinar series.  If you signed up the day of or after the webinars have started expect 48hrs to receive your log in and password.  Matt Sandusky at sandusky@usc.edu will provide your login details

Is there a on-line option for the on-site live course?  No, the live courses are not recorded.  If you miss any portion you can make it up the following year.  This is a discussion you need to have with your program director to determine what course of action would be acceptable.

How do I access the quiz?  Log onto Desire 2 Learn, Content, at the bottom click on "Resources for Program Directors" tab.

When will the quiz be available?  There are four quizzes made available during the consortium year;                                                            

  • 1) Webinars 1-13;  2) Onsite Module I;  3) Webinars 14-26;  4) Onsite Module II

  •  For participants in the 10-webinar series you will have a quiz specifically prepared for you.

How long do I have to take the quiz?  There is no time limit.

What is the passing score for the quiz?  The Neuroconsortium is responsible for publishing the quiz, it is up to each residency program to identify the passing grade for the quiz.

How do I find out what the correct answer to the quiz are?  Your residency director will have access to the answers.

How long will I have access to the materials on Desire 2 Learn and Adobe Connect:  Materials are available from June 1st through May 31st for the consortium year.  After May 31, your log in will no longer be active.

I am coming to Los Angeles for Module I and II.  Where can I find information about hotel and course location?  You will find travel information on our website's front page menu "travel/lodging" tab.

I am not in a residency program, can I still participate in the consortium?  Yes, the space is limited for the full series (26 Webinars, 2 live modules & Journal Club).  The 26 & 10 webinars only choices, are available to all community members.

If I choose the 10-webinar option, which webinars are included?  You may choose the 10-webinars that you want access to.  Please indicate the webinars you would like to view during registration.